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  • holehogg
    Club Member
    • Nov 2017
    • 2571
    • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    What are you doing right now?

    I'm siting in the windy PE afternoon sunshine next to my kettle in support of the finish to my brisket cook. Will be removing for cambro shortly.
  • HawkerXP
    Club Member
    • Jul 2016
    • 6320
    • Virginia
    • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
      Thermopops
      Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
      Slo n Sear
      Cold beer

    #2
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    • CaptainMike
      CaptainMike commented
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      We got lucky last week. 18" of snow was followed by 3" of rain which pretty much dissolved it all. Of course, at 4000' elevation all that water has no place to go but downhill and our dirt road is now kicking up a little dust.

    • holehogg
      holehogg commented
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      Ouch. Would offer my assistance but....

    • Mr. Bones
      Mr. Bones commented
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      Just did my sidewalk an near part of my driveway...goin back out in a bit to finish, after an Irish Coffee.
  • jgreen
    Charter Member
    • Oct 2014
    • 2735
    • Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
    • Cookers:
      Broil King XL
      Broil King Smoke
      Weber Kettle 26
      Grilla Pellet smoker
      Capital 40 natural gas
      Napoleon Pro 22 kettle

      Thermometer:
      Maverick 733
      Thermapen (ok..4 thermapens)
      Thermo works DOT (or two)
      Fireboard (probably my favourite)
      Thermworks Smoke (or two)

      Accessories:
      SnS (original, plus and XL)
      DnG pans, 6 or 7 of these
      Vortex
      Grillgrates
      and, maybe some other toys as well

    #3
    9:30 am on a nice day in Phoenix. Just drinking some bullet proof coffee.

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    • holehogg
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      Good way to stsrt the day.
  • CaptainMike
    Club Member
    • Nov 2015
    • 2680
    • The Great State of Jefferson
    • 24X40 Lone Star Grillz offset smoker
      Weber Summit Charcoal Grill w/SnS and DnG (Spartacus)
      Old school big'ol Traeger w/Pro controller (Big Tex)
      2 W22's w/SnS, DnG (1 black, 1 copper) (Minions 1 and 2)
      20+ y/o many times rebuilt Weber Genesis w/GrillGrates (Gas Passer)
      20 x 30 Santa Maria grill (Maria, duh)
      Bradley cabinet smoker (Pepper Gomez)
      36" Blackstone griddle (The Black Beauty)
      Fireboard
      Thermoworks Smoke and Thermapen.

    #4
    Surfing through the Pit looking for great ideas, sage advice, wondrous cooks, general inspiration, and, of course, any opportunity to wisecrack. Especially that last one...

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    • xaugievike
      Club Member
      • Jan 2017
      • 729
      • Chicagoland
      • Weber Genesis 300 series
        Weber Summit Charcoal With custom grill center
        Primo XL 400
        Blackstone 22" TableTop Griddle
        Ooni Pro Pizza oven

      #5
      arguing with my wife about the reasons why we should get a jet ski.....


      im losing.

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      • holehogg
        holehogg commented
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        Tell if it snows it can be converted. Still not going to win though.

      • Black99vette
        Black99vette commented
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        Good luck with that. Have you tried, "it's on sale!"
    • ecowper
      Founding Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 3642
      • Maple Valley, WA
      • Grill = Hasty-Bake Gourmet Dual Finish
        Smoke = Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5"

        Thermometer = FireBoard FBX11 with 2 ambient and 6 meat probes
        Thermometer = Maverick ET732
        Thermometer = ThermoWorks Chef Alarm
        Thermapen Mk IV = Light blue
        Thermapen Classic = Grey
        PID Controller = Fireboard Drive + Auber 20 CFM Fan

        Favorite cook = Tri-Tip for the grill, whole packer brisket for the smoker
        Favorite wine = a good Bordeaux with steak, a good Syrah with pork, or a nice bottle of Champagne or California sparkling wine
        Favorite beer = Sam Adams Boston Lager or Shiner Bock
        Favorite whisky = Lagavulin 16 year old single malt

        Best Cookbooks - Meathead's "The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", Chris Lilly's "Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book", Aaron Franklin's "Franklin BBQ"


        Eric Cowperthwaite aka ecowper

      #6
      Cup of coffee with a shot of bourbon, cigar, chickens running around, just enjoying a clear day in the Pacific Northwest

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      • holehogg
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        The day sounds promising

      • Mr. Bones
        Mr. Bones commented
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        Sounds like my kinda mornin, Brother!
        Fresh-brewed Black-Arsed Coffee, here, with 1 shot each Jameson, Bushmills, an 2 shots Bailey's Irish Cream.

        Enjoy yer sunny mornin!

      • Locotech
        Locotech commented
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        Sounds like a great start... Mr. Bones I asked for that at our local coffee shop, looked at me strange.
    • Steve B
      Club Member
      • Jun 2016
      • 3163
      • Rockland county New York
      • Lonestar Grillz 24x36 offset smoker, grill, w/ main chamber charcoal grate and 3 tel-tru thermometers - left, right and center
        Yoke Up custom charcoal basket and a Grill Wraps cover.

        22.5 copper kettle w/ SnS, DnG, BBQ vortex, gasket and stainless steel hinge kit.

        Napoleon gas grill (soon to go bye bye) rotting out.

        1 maverick et-733 digital thermometer - black
        1 maverick et-733 - gray
        1 new standard grilling remote digital thermometer
        1 thermoworks thermopen mk4 - red
        1 thermoworks thermopop - red

        Pre Miala flavor injector
        taylor digital scale
        TSM meat grinder
        chefs choice food slicer
        cuisinhart food processor
        food saver vacuum sealer
        TSM harvest food dehydrator

      #7
      12:30pm here in New York and rolling some pork butts and beef plate ribs. Click image for larger version  Name:	A5AA9934-D131-4C63-89AA-3AD9A957D95E.jpeg Views:	1 Size:	2.99 MB ID:	622713Click image for larger version  Name:	87DD0084-1B37-435C-9117-DA9DD7F48022.jpeg Views:	1 Size:	4.19 MB ID:	622714don’t why the plate rib pic looks like that. Think it’s the suns glare. 🤔
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      • holehogg
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        Looking good, that's the way to roll
    • holehogg
      Club Member
      • Nov 2017
      • 2571
      • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

      #8
      Looking good, that's the way to roll

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      • RonB
        Club Member
        • Apr 2016
        • 13517
        • Near Richmond VA
        • Weber Performer Deluxe
          SNS
          Pizza insert
          Rotisserie
          Smokenator 1000
          Cookshack Smokette Elite
          2 Thermapens
          Chefalarm
          Dot
          lots of probes.
          CyberQ

        #9
        Reading your post. BUT - I'm getting ready to go down the small house to continue working on it's conversion to a shop.

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        • holehogg
          holehogg commented
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          Was waiting for a smart ... comment

        • CaptainMike
          CaptainMike commented
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          Now THAT is a labor of love!
      • Troutman
        Club Member
        • Aug 2017
        • 7782
        • 1521

        • OUTDOOR COOKERS

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        #10
        I'm reading this goofy post wondering what to do next

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        • holehogg
          holehogg commented
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          See above comment.
      • Mr. Bones
        Charter Member
        • Sep 2016
        • 10014
        • Kansas Territory
        • Grills / Smokers
          *********************************************

          Kingsford 24" grill (Free) 'Billy'
          Brinkmann Smoke n Grill
          Oklahoma Joe Highland, gaskets, LavaLock baffle / tuning plate. 'Big Joe'
          Weber 18" Kettle ($30 CL) 'Lil' Feller'
          Weber Smokey Joe ($25 CL) 'Lil' Brother'
          Weber 22.5 Master Touch '93 P Code Blue($85) from fellow WKC member Bmitch 'Elwood'
          Weber 22.5 Bar-B-Q Kettle '69-'70 "Patent Pending" Red ($80) from fellow WKC member dwnthehatch 'Maureen'
          Weber 22.5 OTS DD Code Black ($40 CL) 'DeeDee'
          Weber 22.5 OTS DO Code Black ($15 CL)
          Weber 22.5 OTS E Code Black ($20 CL
          Weber 22.5 OTS EE Code Black ($20 CL

          Weber "C" Code 18.5" WSM '81 ($50 CL) 8-0!!!
          Weber "H" Code 18.5" WSM '86 ($75 CL)
          Weber " " Code 18.5" WSM

          Weber 26.75, $199 NFM clearance !!!
          Weber SJS AH 'Lil' Brother'
          Weber SJS AT 'Lil' Sister'
          Weber SJS DE Code (FREE) 'Lil' Helper'
          Weber SJG M Code 'Lil Traveller'
          Weber SJS AH Code 'Kermit'
          (Lime Green)
          Horizon 20" Classic, w/baffle/tuning plate (FREE)
          Good One Open Range, (FREE), Monthly Prize from AR giveaway!!!!



          Thermometers:
          *********************************************
          Ol' Skool Bi-metal probe pocket thermo, that has checked / served ~ 1,000,000 meals in my possession, easily...
          Maverick ET-732, (Black)
          Thermopops, (Red, Yellow, Green)
          ThermaPen Mk4 (Black), THANKS!!! to jgjeske1
          Blue ThermaPen Mk4
          Orange Thermapen Mk4
          Pink Thermapen Mk4
          ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S
          ThermoWorks Smoke
          ThermoWorks Open Box Smoke
          4 Pro Series cable extensions
          Smoke Gateway

          Accessories:
          *********************************************
          2 Slow 'N Sears, Slow 'N Sear XL, Grill 'N Griddle
          BBQ Vortex, 2 Hovergrills, Top Deck
          Warming shelf
          MyWeigh KD-8000Kitchen Scale
          Backyard Grill marinade injector
          Acoustic Guitars/Electric Guitars/Basses/1928 National Duolian/Harmonicas/Banjo Washboard, Spoons, kazoos, pocket comb with wax paper, egg shakers ;-)
          Bear Paws
          Meat Rakes
          BBQ Dragon/Chimley of Insanity, Dragon Wing Shelves (x2 ea.)



          Cookware:
          Probably a ton of cast iron, mostly very old...still cookin'
          G'Ma's Piqua skillet, :-)( They went out of business in 1934~)
          '60's Revere Ware (Mom's), + others found elsewhere
          60's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (Mom's) Daily driver
          50's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (G'Ma's), for a backup! ;-)
          Carpy Wally World stock pots, in approx 2 gal/3gal sizes, blue speckledty-porcelain enameled
          Tramontina 6.5 qt Dutch Oven

          Cutlery, etc.:
          Shi*-ton of kitchen/chef knives, most sharper than my straight-razors are. (Better steel!) Chicago Cutlery, Old Hickory, various, including some nice German stuff ;-)
          Dexter 12" slicing knife, 6" Sani-Safe boning knife
          Smith's Tri-Hone Natural Arkansas Knife Sharpening System
          Multiple steels, from all over the planet
          Crock sticks
          Diamond stones, various
          Lansky Sharpening System

          Tableware
          Daily driver:Washington Forge Mardi Gras, Navy / Cobalt Blue
          Dinner: Guests: Washington Forge, Town and Country
          Fancy / Formal: Family silverware

        #11
        Typin on my puter keyboard...then clickin th Post Reply button with my mouse...

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        • holehogg
          holehogg commented
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          I'm not that ambi thing but am bilingual read and write. Got my knuckles wacked with a blackboard duster regularly judt being plain ole naughty

        • Mr. Bones
          Mr. Bones commented
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          holehogg Multiligual here, as well...

          Would love if ya could tell me how to say/pronounce Mr. Bones in Afrikaans, as well as local native dialect(s)
          Herr Beinen, auf Deutsch...

        • holehogg
          holehogg commented
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          @Meneer Bene Mr.= Meneer (min ear) Bones = Bene (beer na) best I can do. The other 9 official languages I'm clueless.
      • Donw
        Club Member
        • Jul 2017
        • 3492

        #12
        Sleet outside so we are sitting around binge watching “Corner Gas” and relying on our frozen stash of Gumbo to provide the evening meal.

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        • holehogg
          holehogg commented
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          Sleet is bad gumbo is good.
      • Locotech
        Charter Member
        • Sep 2014
        • 397
        • northern Ontario, Canada
        • "Livin' hard was easy, when I was young and bulletproof"

        #13
        Reading AR, watchin' the Pats beat the bjeebus outta the Colts, sippin' a whiskey.

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        • Mr. Bones
          Mr. Bones commented
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          Colts seem to be havin a tough week...
          Jus sayin...
      • tRidiot
        Club Member
        • Dec 2015
        • 756
        • NE OK
        • Traeger BBQ124
          Yoder YS480
          Chargriller Duo gas/charcoal side-by side

        #14
        Just pulled 3 racks of babybacks. One is going to a friend and his wife - she had surgery a couple weeks ago and is still gimping around.

        The other two were for home, but my parents didn't show, so I'll prolly leave one rack for The Wife and The Boy, take the third rack with me in an hour or so to check out the new smoker one of my business partners got. It's a 6-foot stick burner, he is cleaning it up and re-welding the handles in a coupla different spots, so... he's never had my ribs, although we share BBQ pictures and techniques all the time at work. Pretty sure he (and the other partners) is going to be offering my partnership and buy-in to the business in the next few weeks so... wish me luck? lol It's actually pretty much a given, only thing I have to worry about is continuing to build my share and get my financing lined up. He's got a new bottle of rye and a cigar for me today, he says, so this may be my "official" offer. lol Who knows?

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        • holehogg
          holehogg commented
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          Well done and good luck. If the ribs are good that will be the final persauder.

        • Mr. Bones
          Mr. Bones commented
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          Wishin ya th Best Of Luck, Brother!

          Yup, decidely, as ya already sniffed out, I'd bet "new bottle of rye + a nice ceegar" might well indicate an impendin offer...

          I know yer ribs are good to go... examine th deal closely, make sure it is a good fit fer ya, is th best I can offer...

          Happy Sunday, tRidiot !

          Did I mention Best of Luck???

          Keep us posted as to progress/outcome, please...

          (An don't git carpetbagged...)

        • Henrik
          Henrik commented
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          Now that sounds interesting, good luck, I hope all goes according to plan!
      • Lock Stock and Barrel
        Club Member
        • Apr 2018
        • 147
        • Victoria, TEXAS

        #15
        Funny you should ask..... Got 2 racks of St. Louis Ribs and sweet corn in the shuck on waiting for the New Orleans Saints to play for the Division title. As you can see Mr. Bruno is making sure I did not drop any Axis deer sausage on the way to the kitchen!

        Also, it is 57 degrees sunny , no wind and I have had a Dogfish Head 90 minute IPA while spritzing the ribs... Man O' Man the good Lord has been good to me...sigh.........! Now where is my beautiful wife the good Click image for larger version

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